ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A man was arrested in connection with his mother’s death in St. Petersburg, police said.
The St. Petersburg Police Department conducted a welfare check at a home on Third Avenue South at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday and found the body of 60-year-old Harriet Owens.
Owens’ son, Jontrell Collins, 29, was located at the residence and arrested.
According to the affidavit, Collins “beat and injured the victim, with his fists and an unknown weapon,” and “as a direct result, thereof, the victim died.”
Collins was arrested on a second-degree murder charge.
No other information about the incident was available.